Toodles Skin Gunk: 5 Easy Peasy DIY Recipes That Will Help You Get Rid Of Blackheads

Best DIY Blackhead Removal Hacks

TBH, blackheads are downright annoying, especially on days when we want to nail a no-makeup selfie. Although there are enough expert-backed facts to prove the perils of picking and popping blackheads, we can't deny that temptation remains. At some point or the other, we all have tried pulling out the gunk inside our pores, only to have them re-appear a day or two after. Every day we see a new skincare product joining the ever-growing list that promises quick, overnight fixes for these pesky scars. However, there are a few home remedies that rival the abilities of these drugstore products.

So, in an attempt to save our skin (literally), we’ve scouted some of the most promising DIYs to get rid of these stubborn spots for good!


Annoyed With Blackheads? Here Are Some DIYs To Get Rid Of Them For Good

To Remove Blackheads In A Jiffy


All you need is:

  • Baking soda
  • Water


Step 1: In a bowl, add two tablespoons of baking soda. Next, add two tablespoons of water to form a paste. 

Step 2: Massage the paste onto the affected areas, leave it on for 10-15 minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. PS: Be sure to moisturize afterward as it could dry your skin, you can use it two to three times a week.


Rip Open Those Green Tea Bags


All you need is:

  • Green tea bag
  • Honey
  • Rosewater


Step 1: Make a cup of green tea like you would drink it but let the tea bag steep for around an hour. Let the tea bag cool down, and then break it open to release the leaves.  

Step 2: Put the leaves in a bowl and add 1 tbsp of honey. If the mixture is super thick, add a few drops of rose water. 

Step 3: Apply it evenly over your skin and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. You can also give your skin a gentle scrub. Then, rinse off with warm water. Repeat once or twice a week until you start to see results.

Best Overall Scrub With Superfoods


All you need is:

  • Oatmeal 
  • Curd 
  • Turmeric
  • Honey


Step 1: Add 1 teaspoon of oatmeal to 1 teaspoon of curd.

Step 2: Next add a pinch of turmeric and 1 teaspoon of honey to the mix. When these super ingredients are combined, it makes for a great scrub. Gently scrub it on your face for 7-10 minutes and wash it off.


For Folks With Sensitive Skin


All you need is:

  • Rice Flour
  • Green tea
  • Milk Or Yogurt


Step 1: In a blender, take 1 teaspoon of coarse white rice until it has a powder consistency.

Step 2: Rip open 1 green tea bag and add it to the mixture. 

Step 3: Add 2 teaspoons of milk. Mix it well. Apply the mixture on your face and gently scrub for 5 minutes in a circular motion. Wash it off and follow the step with a hydrating cream.


The Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy Recipe


All you need is:

  • Lemon Juice
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Turmeric(optional)


Step 1: In a bowl, add 1 tablespoon each of cinnamon powder and lemon juice.

Step 2: You can also add a pinch of turmeric powder to the mix for a little extra glow.

Step 3: Apply it on your face for 10-15 mins and then rinse off using normal water.


Post-Scrub Skincare:

Use a toner to close the open pores and then layer your skin with a face serum or super-nourishing moisturiser to lock in the moisture. We recommend using the MyGlamm GlOW Iridescent Brightening Moisturising Cream for a lit-from-within glow.


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Who knew these easy-peasy DIYs could save us from clingy scars? Try these hacks to banish them for good without causing damage to your skin!

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